What is recyclable in Louisville Ky? What Can You Recycle Here? It’s not always straightforward, but broadly speaking you can recycle paper, plastic, glass and metal. But no tissue, no paint cans and no ceramics. Don’t toss your used styrofoam food containers in the recycling because Louisville’s contractor does not recycle them.
How do I dispose of a mattress in Louisville Ky? At the Waste Reduction Center, Louisville/Jefferson County residents can dispose of tires, household bulky waste such as metals, appliances, electronics, tree limbs and stumps up to three feet in diameter, unbagged yard waste, construction debris, and furniture. (Fees may apply.)
How does recycling work in Louisville? You may use a store-bought container as long as it is 30-40 gallon, has handles, has a lid, and is labeled ‘RECYCLING.” Stickers to label these containers are free and available from the Solid Waste office at 600 Meriwether Avenue Monday-Friday, 8-5. Or Contact us to request one.
What is not recyclable? You should not recycle packaging that contains dangerous products — or in other words, products that are ignitable, corrosive, or toxic. Examples include oil paint, motor oil, fuel, poisons, or medical waste. If these items are empty, and all you have left is the packaging, then throw the packaging in the trash.